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Smallwood house destoyed in fire sparked by power lines

Torrential rain and damagein winds ripped though Sullivan County Tuesday afternoon propelling trees into the roadways and onto houses and power lines. In Smallwood a house caught fire and burned to the ground as a result of a downed power line. The hilltop cabin, located on Overlook Drive was decimated before the Smallwood-Mongaup Valley and White Lake Fire Departments could save it. In a repeat of the early March’s ‘noreaster, thousands in the county have been left without power and NYSEG, the regional electric provider is still assessing the damage and restoration times. A State Of Emergency has been declared in Sullivan and Orange County, New York. 

 

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